ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 18, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Chemical pneumonitis due to anesthesia J95.4

J95.4 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

J95.4 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 10 Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J99)
Section J95 Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of respiratory system, not elsewhere classified (J95)
Category J95 Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of respiratory system, not elsewhere classified

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Mendelson's syndrome
  • Postprocedural aspiration pneumonia
Use Additional Code
  • code for adverse effect, if applicable, to identify drug (T41.- with fifth or sixth character 5)
Excludes1
  • aspiration pneumonitis due to anesthesia complicating labor and delivery (O74.0)
  • aspiration pneumonitis due to anesthesia complicating pregnancy (O29)
  • aspiration pneumonitis due to anesthesia complicating the puerperium (O89.01)
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Chemical pneumonitis due to anesthesia”

  • Complication(s) (from) (of)
  • Mendelson's syndrome(due to anesthesia) - J95.4
  • Pneumonia(acute) (double) (migratory) (purulent) (septic) (unresolved) - J18.9
  • Pneumonitis(acute) (primary)See also Pneumonia
    • aspiration - J69.0
      • due to
        • anesthesia - J95.4
    • chemical(due to gases, fumes or vapors) (inhalation) - J68.0
      • due to anesthesia - J95.4
    • postanesthetic - J95.4
    • postoperative - J95.4
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

When ICD 10 was implemented on October 1, 2015, it did not affect physicians', outpatient facilities', and hospital outpatient departments' use of CPT codes on Medicare Fee-For-Service claims. Providers should continue to use CPT codes to report these services.